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Wicklow Minister Announces Expanded Range Of Courses Without CAO Points Requirement

More than a dozen degree courses will begin next year without a CAO points requirement.

The courses will range from areas such as business and engineering to computer science and nursing.

The courses will be assigned to different regions, with nursing courses based in the northwest and media related courses based in Dublin.

It's part of efforts to reduce college dropout rates and unify further education colleges and universities.

Minister for Further and Higher Education Wicklow TD Simon Harris, says it'll provide more opportunities for third-level students.

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